Part 1 Appropriations

Part 1: substituted, on 25 January 2005, by section 7 of the Public Finance Amendment Act 2004 (2004 No 113).

Requirement for appropriations

Heading: inserted, on 25 January 2005, by section 7 of the Public Finance Amendment Act 2004 (2004 No 113).

4 Expenses or capital expenditure must not be incurred unless in accordance with appropriation or statutory authority

(1)

The Crown or an Office of Parliament must not incur expenses or capital expenditure, except as expressly authorised by an appropriation, or other authority, by or under an Act.

(2)

In this section, expense does not include an expense that results from—

(a)

a remeasurement of an asset or a liability; or

(b)

an operating loss incurred by—

(i)

a Crown entity named or described in the Crown Entities Act 2004; or

(ia)

a Schedule 4 organisation; or

(ii)

a Schedule 4A company; or

(iia)

a mixed ownership model company listed in Schedule 5; or

(iii)

a State enterprise named in Schedule 1 of the State-Owned Enterprises Act 1986; or

(iv)

the Reserve Bank of New Zealand; or

(v)

any other entity whose financial statements must be consolidated into the financial statements of the Government to comply with generally accepted accounting practice.

Section 4: substituted, on 25 January 2005, by section 7 of the Public Finance Amendment Act 2004 (2004 No 113).

Section 4(2)(b)(ia): inserted, on 18 July 2013, by section 8 of the Public Finance Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 50).

Section 4(2)(b)(ii): replaced, on 18 July 2013, by section 8 of the Public Finance Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 50).

Section 4(2)(b)(iia): inserted, on 30 June 2012, by section 7 of the Public Finance (Mixed Ownership Model) Amendment Act 2012 (2012 No 45).